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Booker T. Washington High School Desegregation Announcement, Oral Roberts Apr 1973

Booker T. Washington High School Desegregation Announcement, Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts Collection

In 1973, Booker T. Washington became a pilot school for desegregation in Tulsa, Oklahoma. On April 10, 1973, Oral Roberts issued a statement in support of the "future of Washington High School" and the "voluntary efforts to integrate" the families of Tulsa. Roberts declared, "We all hope and pray that we all can get together ant that is will be more than an experiment, it will be something living in the midst of all of us that demonstrates our real sincere feelings of brotherhood."


Black Awareness Chapel 2-21-1973 - Student Testimonies, Holy Spirit Research Center Oru Library Feb 1973

Black Awareness Chapel 2-21-1973 - Student Testimonies, Holy Spirit Research Center Oru Library

Chapel Audio & Transcripts

This is a transcript of a Chapel on the campus of Oral Roberts University during the 1973 Black Awareness Week. The chapel is dedicated to testimonies of black students reflecting on the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. for racial equality.